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Grants

Public Release: 25-Jul-2017
CARB-X funding for global scientists racing to discover new antibiotics to treat superbugs
CARB-X partnership announces funding for global scientists racing to discover new antibiotics. Scientists in India, Ireland, France, Switzerland, the US and UK are to share up to US$17.6m to speed treatments drug-resistant infections. CARB-X is a partnership between Wellcome Trust and the US government. Today's funding is for seven projects and is part of an overall commitment of up to US$455m over five years. It follows the announcement in March of the first 11 projects.

Contact: Maggie Stratton
m.stratton@wellcome.ac.uk
44-020-761-18609
Wellcome Trust

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Awards

Public Release: 24-Jul-2017
ACM SIGGRAPH 2017
Carnegie Mellon Robotics pioneer receives highest honor in computer graphics
The Association for Computing Machinery's Special Interest Group on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques (ACM SIGGRAPH) is pleased to announce Jessica Hodgins, Professor of Computer Science and Robotics at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), as the 2017 recipient of the Steven Anson Coons Award for Outstanding Creative Contributions to Computer Graphics.

Contact: Barb Helfer
dir-communications@siggraph.org
Association for Computing Machinery

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Books

Public Release: 21-Jul-2017
Sixth volume of the German Surname Atlas released
The now available sixth volume of the German Surname Atlas contains 49 sets of maps with a total of 253 detailed maps showing the distribution of surnames derived from given names.
German Research Foundation

Contact: Dr. Kathrin Dräger
kathrin.draeger@adwmainz.de
49-613-157-7254
Johannes Gutenberg Universitaet Mainz

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